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DD in a lot of pain

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kinnies Fri 04-Sep-09 17:59:44

Hi any advise on how I can help my DD (18mths) with very painful pooing? sad

I stoped bf about 8 days ago and since then she has suffered when trying to poo.

She is straining really hard,crying in pain and only going evry 2-3 days (used to go twice evry day when bf.

Thanks

fidelma Fri 04-Sep-09 21:25:17

A teaspoon of olive oil mixed in her food will help.

nellie12 Fri 04-Sep-09 21:28:09

is she drinking enough? she may need more fluids as lack of can cause dry hard stools. Orange juice is pretty good too.

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